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AAS 2251: Mass Media in the Black Community: Home

An examination of the role media plays in the African American community. Ownership, access, and image making, are a few of the topics discussed. The aim is to develop an appreciation and awareness of the role media play in constructing opinions.

Media perceptions of Black people

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    Cartoon by Darrin Bell "How America Sees Those Who Misbehave"

Philadelphia Sun Joshunda Saunders "Media's portrayal of Black youths contributes to racial tension."

Race and Media books & ebook

Subject Guide

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Latanya N. Jenkins
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Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection